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Maratha reservation: Schools, colleges in city may be closed tomorrow, protests will remain peaceful say Maratha leaders
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

“Academic loss of a day can be made up for later... instead of exposing children to potential trouble," said Ram.

Pune: PMRDA set to take PMPML route, may become part of transport body board
Mon, Aug 06, 2018

The PMRDA has also agreed, in principle, to give a 4-acre land to the PMPML to develop a depot-cum-car shed, to streamline the transport body’s operations in areas such as Ahmednagar Road, Wagholi, Ranjan Gaon, Shikrapur and Pabal.

Increasing length of platforms at Pune rly station need of the hour: Divisional Railway Manager
Sun, Aug 05, 2018

Milind Deouskar, Divisional Railway Manager (Pune), talks to the Indian Express about projects that the Indian Railways have undertaken to expand the operational capacity in Pune.

Bus accident in Raigad: University in shock, officials mourn death of colleagues
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Colleagues of the deceased and senior office-bearers from the university had reached the accident site to identify the bodies as they were being retrieved from the valley by NDRF jawans and volunteers from local trekking groups.

Bus accident in Raigad: Narrow roads near tourist hotspots see heavy traffic, but lack protective railings
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Local residents said Saturday’s accident could have been averted if the stretch had proper fencing.

Bus accident in Raigad: Overnight rescue ops end, 30 bodies found
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

The Raigad district collector said the confusion over the number of passengers in the bus was because of the information provided by the only survivor.

Maha bus accident: ‘One of the victims waved to us for help; but by the time we reached the accident spot, he was dead’
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

As local trekkers made their way down the gorge at Ambenali Ghat near Poladpur in Raigad district on Saturday, trying to rescue the passengers in the ill-fated bus, they saw one of them motioning for help.

Bus falls into gorge in Raigad: A passenger waved for help, by the time we reached he was dead, says local trekker
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

When the trekkers reached the spot, they sought information from Prakash Desai, the lone survivor of the accident, as well as some policemen who were already at the site.

Bus falls into gorge in Raigad: 33 feared dead, 17 bodies found, lone survivor jumped off
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

The Maharashtra government has announced a compensation of Rs four lakh for the kin of the deceased and also announced to bear the medical treatment expenses of those injured.

As teachers get poor ratings, FTII pulls the plug on anonymous feedback system from students
Sat, Jul 28, 2018

Under the feedback system, introduced in 2016 along with the new syllabus with Choice Based Credit System, the Academic Office collected feedback from students at the end of every semester.

CAG report reveals Pune railway division’s failure to collect revenue, remit fare amount
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

The CAG report also pointed out the ‘admitted debits’ by staffers, such as some booking clerks who did not deposit the collected fare amounts with authorities, as well as the administration’s failure to recover them.

Mahrashtra monsoon Rush: Tourism dept issues safety advisory
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

While bookings are full at several destinations including Malshej, Bhandardhara, Matheran, Karla and other MTDC resorts, tourists are also keen on checking wildlife sanctuaries or climbing forts, MTDC officials said.

What goes into ‘lifting’ houses? The technique, how it works and what it costs
Sun, Jul 15, 2018

As the first house in Pune gets elevated to avoid flooding during monsoon, The Indian Express explains the ‘house lifting’ technology, how it works and what it costs

RPO to hold 10-day camp to make Savitribai Phule Pune University ‘passport enabled’
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

The camp will be held in SPPU between July 17 and 27 with RPO teams setting up a temporary office in a space provided by the university.

Passenger traffic at Pune airport grows at 29 per cent, fastest in western region
Tue, Jul 10, 2018

The feat is remarkable considering that Pune is the only airport among top airports (handling more than 5 million passengers per annum) operating only ‘Code C’ aircraft.

A centuries-old tradition and its deep significance for lakhs of devotees
Sun, Jul 08, 2018

The Pandharpur pilgrimage precedes the lives of Sant Dyaneshwar and Sant Tukaram, the most revered saints in the warkari tradition.

FTII takes action against two students for drawing ‘threatening’ graffiti on canteen wall
Sun, Jul 08, 2018

The graffiti comprises a line drawing of a fish, an abstract depiction of a human face and two words: hum dekhenge.

Report that prompted Ministry to take action pointed out ‘unacceptable conditions, irreversible loss’ at NFAI
Mon, Jul 02, 2018

It was after perusing this report that then Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani had decided to set up a five-member committee to probe the various issues plaguing the NFAI, said sources in the ministry.

After two-month delay, panel to start probe into issues plaguing NFAI
Mon, Jul 02, 2018

The NFAI panel set up in April comprises Piyush Shah, former NFAI director K S Sasidharan, digital content expert Ketan Mehta and former chief of laboratory at Prasad Labs, Hyderabad, Shri Ponnaya.

Pune, Shivajinagar and Hadapsar: Funds crunch halts station redevelopment projects
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

According to railway officials with Pune Division, while there is no signal from the Railway Board regarding the redevelopment of Shivajinagar station, which was announced years ago, and Pune station, lack of funds has held up work at Hadapsar.

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